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this hour. her court case riveted the world, now the italian supreme court decides whether amanda knox should go on trial again. >> the tiny island nation of cyprus has avoided an economic collapse that will get a bailout deal. that's making the markets happy. does it make cypriots happy? >>> this is a narrow miss. amazing caught on video. this is a great white shark getting through a diver cage giving the tourist the scare of his life. look at the shark. you see that? >> unbelievable. that would give you a heart attack. >>> all right. it was a sensational trial involving sex, murder, a young american woman studying abroad in italy. >> and we all know the name, it is amanda knox. the case back in the spotlight. italy's supreme court is now considering whether or not prosecutors can actually retry her again. >> yeah. knox and her boyfriend you'll remember were convicted and then later acquitted of killing knox's roommate. ben wedeman now updates us on where the case stands. >> an emotionally overcome amanda knox is led from an italian courtroom moments after learning she was free at las
but the scene says snow from the midwest all the way to the atlantic seaboard. >> manda knox in a new fight for her freedom. a hearing to decide if she will be tried again for murder. >>> cage match. man versus shark. a tourist terrified when a great white gets all up in his grill. >>> and cinderella still dancing. florida gulf coast and its dunk city act advancing to the ncaa sweet 16 making history along the way. good morning, everyone. happy monday. welcome to "early start." i'm poppy harlow. >> and i'm john berman. it is friday, march 25th, 5:00 a.m. in the east. we're going to start with the epic seasonal lie. no matter what anyone tells you, it's not spring. from missouri to pennsylvania, millions of people are dealing with rain, snow, potentially dangerous wind this morning. the mix proved dangerous from indianapolis. cars collided on slick, icy roads. look at this scene in kansas city, missouri. the storm causing significant disruptions at the airport. this is not done yet. parts of eastern indiana and western ohio are under a winter storm warning from early this afternoon. the syst
the acquittals of knox and her boyfriend. they were cleared of the murder of meredith kercher back in 2011. nbc's duncan gulstani has more from england. >> reporter: tomorrow amanda knox will find out if she must once again sit in an italian courtroom, or whether her long-running case is closed for good. it's more than a year and a half since the 25-year-old was able to return home a free woman. >> i'm really overwhelmed right now. >> reporter: after four years in prison, she and boyfriend raffaele sollecito had their convictions overturned. but now italy's highest court is set to decide if their acquittal should be rejected. prosecutors in the italian town of perugia wants a whole new trial. >> the prosecutors obviously are upset with the acquittal, and they're going to the supreme court to have it reviewed to say that the appellate court got it wrong, and that the guilty charge in the trial court was correct and that should stand. >> reporter: knox was convicted of sexually assaulting and murdering meredith kercher at the hillside villa the two women shared. prosecutors claimed knox and solle
new trial for amanda knox in italy? >>> plus, 14 people spanning four states, could it be you? good morning. i'm alex witt. thank you for joining us on this sunday. michael bloomberg squaring off with wayne lapierre on "meet the press". >> i think when you have members that say they think we should have reasonable checks before people are allowed to buy guns, they all support the second amendment as though i do, but there are an awful lot of people that think this is one of the great issues of our times. we have to stop -- >> you just heard mayor bloomberg but he's going to find out this is a country of the people, by the people, and for the people and he can't spend enough of his $27 billion to try to impose his will on the american public. they don't want him in their restaurants, at their home, telling them what food to eat, sure don't want to tell them what self-defense firearms to own. >> mayor bloomberg promotes gun control that include as $12 million tv ad campaigning the mayors against illegal guns. here's part of their new ad. >> i've owned a gun all my life and i'll fight
criminal court is hearing arguments from prosecutors who are appealing the acquittal of amanda knox in the murder of her roommate. prosecutors say the 2011 acquittals of knox and her italian ex-boyfriend in the murder of british student meredith kercher should be thrown out and a new trial ordered. in the first trial, knox and raffaele sollecito were convicted of the 2007 murder of kercher and given long prison sentences. they were acquitted on appeal and knox returned to the u-s the court could issue its ruling on the appeal later today. >> a 7-year-old oakland boy drowned in a backyard pool in fairfield saturday. the boy was found floating face down in the pool at the house belonging to family friends. his parents were not there at the time of the incident. an adult who lived at the house found the boy and called police. dispatchers talked the adult through c-p-r until emergency crews arrived. the boy was taken to northbay medical center in fairfield, where he was pronounced dead. the incident is under investigation, but no foul play is suspected. family and friends gathered over
coming up. >>> plus not case closed for amanda knox. her murder conviction was overturned in italy. there is push to put her back on trial. how likely is that? someone, someone is $338 million richer. who is it? new details emerging about the only ticket that can lay claim to the fourth largest jackpot in powerball history. it is all "happening now.". jenna: we're both at work today. so you probably can stop speculating. jon: i didn't even buy a ticket so. jenna: sounds exciting for whoever is the winner out there. we'll keep you posted as we hear more about that. meantime secretary of state john kerry making a surprise visit to afghanistan in an effort, they say to repair fractured ties with that country. glad to have you with us on this monday. i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. secretary kerry finishing his middle east trip after a surprise trip to iraq of the he had a special sit-down with afghan president hamid karzai. it was his sixth time in afghanistan since president obama took office. his first as secretary of state. it comes at a krur time as the u.s. brings troops home
is underway in italy to decide whether amanda knox will have to go on trial again for the murder of her roommate. prosecutors want her conviction reinstated. the american college student was cleared of charges she killed her british roommate. she spent four years? an italian prison. >>> state prisons in colorado on lockdown this morning tightening security measures after the murder of a corrections director tom clements. he was shot dead in cold blood at his front door last week. a paroled inmate was a member of a white supremacist prison gang and there is concern the gang could retaliate now for his death. he was killed in a shootout in texas last week. >>> a vial containing a potentially deadly virus disappeared from the galveston national laboratory in texas. the virus being studied because it could be used as a weapon by terrorists. it caused deadly outbreaks in venezuela. however officials don't believe it is a threat to the public. they don't think the vile vile -- vial was stolen but may have been broken. >>steve: you wash -- watch cbs's amazing race? they have contestants go to
out to the poor, hungry and forgotten. >>> and more legal troubles for amanda knox. 's in 2001, saying she was not guilty of murdering her roommate. now considering throwing out the acquittal. announcing the decision tomorrow. >>> and someone in the garden state is really, really rich. $338 million rich in fact. no one has come forward to claim the prize. we know last night's winning powerball ticket was sold in new jersey. >>> same-sex marriage taking center stage in the coming days. the supreme court will take up two historic cases this weani s. president obama supporting same-sex marriage issued a brief with the court calling doma constitutional. >> it's not their rule to decide what's constitutional. doma was a law passed by the house and senate and signed into law by president clinton. and in our system of government, the administration doesn't get to decide what's constitutional. the supreme court does. >> and it will. starting tuesday. a constitutional law expert, nyu, and the president of founder of freedom and the right leaning heritage foundation. thank you to all of you for
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